They Only Eat Their Husbands (Paperback)

Love, Travel, and the Power of Running Away

By Cara Lopez Lee

Conundrum Press, 9781942280002, 346pp.

Publication Date: October 14, 2014

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (11/1/2010)

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After a lover threatens to kill her, 26-year-old Cara Lopez Lee runs away to Alaska. There, she finds herself in a complicated love triangle with two alcoholics: Sean, the martial artist, and Chance, the paramedic. Nine years later, sick of love and the abuse that destroyed it, she runs away again, this time to backpack alone around the world. Recounting one woman's journey to self-discovery with dazzling honesty and humor, this memoir follows her year-long trek through Thailand, China, Nepal, Spain, and Ireland.

About the Author

Cara Lopez Lee is a former television journalist and writer for HGTV and Food Network who now edits books and serves on the faculty at Lighthouse Writers Workshop. Her writing has earned multiple awards from The Denver Woman's Press Club and Alaska Press Club. She lives in Denver.